Discovery Communications, Inc. is an American global mass media and entertainment company based in Silver Spring, Maryland. The company started as a single channel in 1985, The Discovery Channel.
DCI both produces original television programming and acquires content from producers worldwide. The company's non-fiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming is offered through pay-TV and free-to-air networks, among them Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Science, Velocity, Eurosport as well as direct-to-consumer digital offerings including Discovery’s GO suite of apps, Discovery Kids Play and Eurosport Player.
Discovery Communications partnered with the World Wildlife Fund to fund conservation of 1 million acres of land for Tigers in Bhutan and India and to help double the world's wild tiger population through Project C.A.T. in October 2016.
|Traded as||NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, and DISCK NASDAQ-100 Components (DISCA and DISCK) S&P 500 Components (DISCA and DISCK)|
|Subsidiaries||Media Alliance (20%) All3Media (50%) Lionsgate (3.08%) Group Nine Media (35%)|
|Key people||Robert Miron (Chairman) David M. Zaslav (President and CEO)|
|Products||Broadcasting, cable television, and video streaming|
|Net income||US$1.19 billion (2016) US$ 1.03 billion (2015)|
NPS is a customer loyalty metric that measures customers’ willingness to not only return for another purchase or service but also make a recommendation to their family, friends or colleagues.
It is a powerful and effective technique, which can greatly increase a company's revenue if used properly.
The main advantages of NPS are close correlation with a company's growth and easy collection, interpretation and communication of the data.
Yes, it is.
Net Promoter Score is a number from -100 from 100.
Scores higher than 0 are typically considered to be good and scores above 50 are considered to be excellent.
The industry average for Entertainment is 0.
The final Net Promoter Score of a company strongly depends on a context in which the satisfaction is measured.
Consider an example: If Discovery Communications sends out NPS surveys immediately after purchase, they are tracking their customers' initial excitement and the checkout experience.
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Therefore, comparing the NPS score of Discovery Communications with your own without any further context is not that useful.
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We have estimated the Net Promoter Score of Discovery Communications based on the publicly available information
including the sentiment of the company-related tweets, 3rd party reviews, and Alexa ratings.